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Part 1: Business Today

Summary Agenda: Chamber

Westminster Hall

Business Today: Chamber

2.30pm Prayers

Followed by

QUESTIONS

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

1Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire)
What steps her Department is taking to increase the number of safe and legal routes to the UK for nationals of (a) Ukraine and (b) Afghanistan. (906542)

2Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire)
What steps her Department is taking to prevent small boat crossings in the Channel. (906543)

3Alexander Stafford (Rother Valley)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle violence against women and girls. (906544)

4Sarah Green (Chesham and Amersham)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle fraud. (906545)

5Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire)
What recent discussions she has had with police forces to help ensure that oil depots are able to supply fuel to petrol stations in the context of recent environmental protests. (906546)

6Julie Elliott (Sunderland Central)
What recent assessment she has made of the extent of delays at passport control in UK airports. (906547)

7Virginia Crosbie (Ynys Môn)
What steps she is taking to strengthen the effectiveness of Border Force. (906548)

8Duncan Baker (North Norfolk)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle drinks being spiked. (906549)

9Grahame Morris (Easington)
What steps she is taking to ensure that HM Passport Office meets the service standard times for processing passport applications. (906550)

10Carol Monaghan (Glasgow North West)
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the Government’s implementation of the 1951 Refugee Convention. (906551)

11Kevin Hollinrake (Thirsk and Malton)
What recent steps her Department has taken to tackle economic crime. (906552)

12Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross)
What support her Department is providing to people who were evacuated under Operation Pitting. (906553)

13Bambos Charalambous (Enfield, Southgate)
What estimate she has made of the cost to the public purse of the Government's policy to relocate asylum seekers to Rwanda. (906554)

14Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West)
What recent estimate she has made of the number of Ukrainian refugees residing in the UK. (906555)

15Dean Russell (Watford)
What progress her Department has made on tackling county lines drug gangs. (906556)

16Andrew Rosindell (Romford)
What steps she is taking to strengthen the effectiveness of Border Force. (906557)

17Mary Kelly Foy (City of Durham)
What progress her Department has made on increasing the number of visas granted to people fleeing the war in Ukraine. (906558)

18Jonathan Gullis (Stoke-on-Trent North)
What steps her Department is taking to prevent illegal immigration to the UK. (906559)

19Ruth Edwards (Rushcliffe)
What progress her Department has made on delivering 20,000 new police officers. (906560)

20Rob Butler (Aylesbury)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle rural crime. (906561)

21Robert Largan (High Peak)
What steps her Department is taking to support Ukrainian refugees. (906562)

22Peter Aldous (Waveney)
What steps her Department is taking to support Ukrainian refugees. (906563)

23Cat Smith (Lancaster and Fleetwood)
What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of police responses to reports of antisocial behaviour. (906564)

24Dame Caroline Dinenage (Gosport)
What plans she has to improve airport immigration wait times. (906565)

25Mark Logan (Bolton North East)
What steps her Department is taking to tackle domestic abuse. (906566)

At 3.15pm

Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department

T1Cat Smith (Lancaster and Fleetwood)
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities. (906567)

T2Gareth Bacon (Orpington) (906568)

T3Sir Edward Leigh (Gainsborough) (906569)

T4Harriett Baldwin (West Worcestershire) (906571)

T5Ian Byrne (Liverpool, West Derby) (906572)

T6Antony Higginbotham (Burnley) (906573)

T7Alexander Stafford (Rother Valley) (906574)

T8John Lamont (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk) (906575)

T9Anne McLaughlin (Glasgow North East) (906576)

URGENT QUESTIONS AND STATEMENTS

3.30pm

Urgent Questions (if any)

Ministerial Statements (if any)

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

1. POLICE, CRIME, SENTENCING AND COURTS BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGE

Up to one hour (Order of 28 February 2022)

Relevant Documents:

Second Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 3 (Public Order), HC 331

Fifth Special Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, Part 3 (Public Order): Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report, HC 724

Notes:

None of the items in the Lords Message engages Commons financial privilege.

Senedd Cymru has decided not to approve Legislative Consent Motions relating to the Lords Message. Copies of the Motions are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

For Amendments and motions relating to the Lords Message, see separate paper (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

2. HEALTH AND CARE BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGE

Up to one hour (Order of 30 March 2022)

Notes:

Lords Amendments 80, 80P and 80Q engage Commons financial privilege.

For Amendments and motions relating to the Lords Message, see separate paper (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

3. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (TODAY)

Until any hour (if the 10:00pm Business of the House motion is agreed to)

Mark Spencer

That, at today’s sitting, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on—

(1)the motion in the name of the Prime Minister relating to the Chair of the United Kingdom Statistics Authority not later than one hour after the commencement of proceedings on that motion;

(2)the motion in the name of Secretary Nadhim Zahawi relating to the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill (Carry-over) not later than one and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on that motion;

(3)the motion in the name of Secretary George Eustice relating to the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill (Carry-over) not later than one and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on that motion;

(4)the motion in the name of Secretary Grant Shapps relating to the High Speed Rail (Crewe-Manchester) Bill not later than one and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings on that motion; and

such questions shall include the questions on any amendments selected by the Speaker which may then be moved; proceedings may continue, though opposed, after the moment of interruption; and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply.

BUSINESS TO BE TAKEN AT 10.00pm

BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE

No debate (Standing Order Nos. 15 and 41(A))

The Prime Minister

That, at this day’s sitting, proceedings on the motion in the name of Mark Spencer relating to Business of the House (Today) may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour and Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) will not apply.

BUSINESS OF THE DAY

4. UNITED KINGDOM STATISTICS AUTHORITY

Up to one hour (if the Business of the House (Today) motion is agreed to)

The Prime Minister

Heather Wheeler

That this House endorses the nomination of Sir Robert Chote for appointment as Chair of the United Kingdom Statistics Authority.

Relevant Documents:

Eighth Report of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, Pre-appointment hearing: Chair of UK Statistics Authority, HC1162

Oral evidence taken before the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee on 29 March 2022 on the pre-appointment hearing for the Chair of the UKSA, HC1162

5. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (HIGHER EDUCATION (FREEDOM OF SPEECH) BILL: CARRY-OVER)

Up to 90 minutes (if the Business of the House (Today) motion is agreed to)

Secretary Nadhim Zahawi

That—

if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session; paragraphs (9) to (14) of Standing Order 80A shall have effect in relation to the Bill as if it had been ordered to be carried over to the next Session of Parliament in pursuance of a carry-over motion under paragraph (1) of that Standing Order, except that paragraph (13) shall have effect as if the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Bill shall lapse is two years from the date of its first reading in this House.

6. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE (ANIMAL WELFARE (KEPT ANIMALS) BILL: CARRY-OVER)

Up to 90 minutes (if the Business of the House (Today) motion is agreed to)

Secretary George Eustice

That—

if, at the conclusion of this Session of Parliament, proceedings on the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill have not been completed, they shall be resumed in the next Session; paragraphs (9) to (14) of Standing Order 80A shall have effect in relation to the Bill as if it had been ordered to be carried over to the next Session of Parliament in pursuance of a carry-over motion under paragraph (1) of that Standing Order, except that paragraph (13) shall have effect as if the period on the expiry of which proceedings on the Bill shall lapse is two years from the date of its first reading in this House.

7. HIGH SPEED RAIL (CREWE – MANCHESTER) BILL: CARRY-OVER

Up to 90 minutes (if the Business of the House (Today) motion is agreed to)

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the following provisions shall apply in respect of the High Speed Rail (Crewe – Manchester) Bill:

(1)Further proceedings on the Bill shall be suspended from the day on which this Session of Parliament ends until the next Session of Parliament.

(2)If a Bill is presented in the next Session in the same terms as the Bill when it was presented in this Session–

(a) the Bill so presented shall be ordered to be printed and shall be deemed to have been read the first time; and

(b) the Standing Orders and practice of the House applicable to the Bill, so far as complied with or dispensed with in this Session, shall be deemed to have been complied with or (as the case may be) dispensed with in the next Session.

That these Orders be Standing Orders of the House.

8. Income Tax

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

9. Income Tax

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Finals) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 17 January, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

10. Income Tax

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Lucy Frazer

That the draft Major Sporting Events (Income Tax Exemption) (Finalissima Football Match) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 14 March, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

11. Public Service Pensions

No debate (Standing Order No. 118(6))

Secretary Dominic Raab

That the Judicial Pensions Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 319), dated 17 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 17 March, be approved.

Notes:

If this item is opposed after 10.00pm, the division will be deferred.

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Until 10.30pm or for half an hour (whichever is later) (Standing Order No. 9(7))

Malnutrition and the NHS: Martyn Day

Business Today: Westminster Hall

ORDER OF BUSINESS

The sitting will last for up to three hours (Standing Order No. 10(1))

4.30pm

That this House has considered e-petition 600954, relating to vehicle tampering offences: Nick Fletcher, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Relevant Documents:

Summary of public engagement by the Petitions Committee on vehicle tampering offences, reported to the House on 14 April 2022, HC 243

6.00pm

That this House has considered e-petitions 552017 and 584076, relating to hunting: Marsha De Cordova, on behalf of the Petitions Committee

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Petitions Committee. The sitting will last for up to three hours. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

Committees Meeting Today

Broadcasts of proceedings can be found at https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Commons

Some committee members and witnesses might now physically attend meetings, however, there is no public access at present.

Select Committees

Scottish Affairs Committee

Room 5
2.30pm (private)

Treasury Committee

Subject: Russia: effective economic sanctions

Witnesses: 3.15pm: Neil Roberts, Head of Marine and Aviation, Lloyd’s Market Association; Elina Ribakova, Deputy Chief Economist, Institute of International Finance; Dr Nigel Gould-Davies, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, International Institute for Strategic Studies

Room 16
3.00pm (private), 3.15pm (public)

Foreign Affairs Committee

Subject: Government policy on Afghanistan

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Sir Stephen Lovegrove, National Security Adviser, Cabinet Office

Room 8
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee

Subject: Long-term funding of adult social care

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Sarah Pickup, Deputy Chief Executive, Local Government Association (LGA); Gavin Edwards, Senior National Officer for Social Care, UNISON; Adrian Jenkins, Director, Pixel Financial Management Ltd

Room 15
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

Public Accounts Committee

Subject: Police uplift programme

Witnesses: 4.00pm: Matthew Rycroft CBE, Permanent Secretary, and Rachel Watson, Policing Director and SRO for the Police Uplift Programme, Home Office; Deputy Chief Constable Janette McCormick, Director, Police Uplift Programme, National Police Chiefs' Council

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
3.30pm (private), 4.00pm (public)

Administration Committee

Room 6
4.30pm (private)

Joint Committees

National Security Strategy

Subject: Implications of the Ukraine invasion for the Integrated Review

Witnesses: 4.30pm: Dr Ruth Deyermond, Senior Lecturer in Post-Soviet Security, King's College London; Sophia Gaston, Director, British Foreign Policy Group; Hans Kundnani, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Europe Programme, Chatham House; General (Retd) Sir Nick Parker, former Commander, Land Forces and adviser to the Ukrainian Defence Minister, 2016-19

Room 4A
4.00pm (private), 4.30pm (public)

Delegated Legislation Committees

First Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 393)

Room 12
4.30pm (public)

Second Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2022 (S.I, 2022, No. 395), and the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022 (S.I, 2022, No. 452)

Room 9
4.30pm (public)

Fourth Delegated Legislation Committee

To consider the draft Licensing Act 2003 (Platinum Jubilee Licensing Hours) Order 2022

Room 10
6.00pm (public)

Committee Reports Published Today

ENVIRONMENT, FOOD AND RURAL AFFAIRS

5th Special Report: Pre-appointment Hearing: Chair of Ofwat HC 1253
Date and time of publication: Friday 22 April, 11.00am

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

6th Report: Racism in the aid sector HC 101
Date and time of publication: Monday 25 April, 00.01am

TRANSPORT

5th Report: Airlines and airports: recovery in the UK aviation sector HC 683
Date and time of publication: Monday 25 April, 00.01am

Announcements

PROROGATION AND PARLIAMENTARY QUESTIONS AND EARLY DAY MOTIONS

Effect of Prorogation on Questions and Motions

Parliament is expected to prorogue on Thursday 28 April, subject to the progress of business. Parliamentary Questions are not carried over into the new Session. Questions which have not been answered by the time that Parliament is prorogued will fall. Questions cannot therefore be tabled for answer on a named day which falls on a date after the day of Prorogation.

The latest date on which a named day Question could be tabled and receive an answer will be three sitting days before Prorogation (and Questions submitted in the week before Prorogation are unlikely to receive an answer).

Date of Prorogation

Last day for tabling Questions for written answer on a named day

Last day for tabling a Question for ordinary written answer

28 April

Monday 25 April

Tuesday 26 April

All Motions fall at Prorogation. The last day on which new Motions (including Early Day Motions) and added names can be submitted by Members is the day before Prorogation takes place. No new Motions (including Early Day Motions) may therefore be tabled on the day of Prorogation nor may any names be added to existing Motions on that day.

TABLING QUESTIONS AND MOTIONS IN THE NEW SESSION

After Parliament has prorogued, MemberHub will be offline to prepare for the new Session. MemberHub will be back online on the day after Parliament prorogues and Questions submitted from that date will be treated as having been tabled on Tuesday 10 May. The earliest date for which a Named Day Question may be set down for answer will be Monday 16 May. The earliest day for which an Ordinary Question may be set down for answer will be Thursday 12 May.

There will be no Question Time on the first three sitting days of the new Session. The rota of Departments answering oral questions from Monday 17 May will be published in due course.

New Motions may be tabled from Tuesday 10 May (the day of the State Opening). Early Day Motions can be tabled on MemberHub from the day after Parliament prorogues but will be treated as being tabled on 10 May. Early Day Motions tabled in hard copy between 10am and 3pm on 10 May will be assigned the first EDM numbers in the new Session.

FORTHCOMING END OF DAY ADJOURNMENT DEBATES

Tuesday 10 May to Monday 16 May (deadline Wednesday 27 April 7.00pm or the rise of the House, whichever is earlier)

Parliament is expected to prorogue on Thursday 28 April subject to the progress of business, ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 10 May. The debate on the Queen’s Speech usually lasts for six sitting days. There will be an end-of-day adjournment debate each day.

Applications should be made on MemberHub or in writing to the Table Office. Emailed applications must be submitted from a Member’s own email account. Application forms are available on the Table Office page on the Parliamentary intranet. The ballot will take place on Thursday 28 April.

FORTHCOMING WESTMINSTER HALL DEBATES

There will be no Westminster Hall debates in the new Session of Parliament until the debate on the Queen’s Speech has concluded (Standing Order No. 10(2)(a)). The new rota for answering departments will be published in the Order Paper as soon as it is available, and Members will be able to submit applications when that rota is published.

DETERMINATION OF BUSINESS BY THE BACKBENCH BUSINESS COMMITTEE

Tuesday 26 April in Westminster Hall

General debate on progress towards the Government’s smokefree 2030 ambition: Bob Blackman [R], Mary Kelly Foy

Tuesday 26 April in the Chamber

General debate on childhood cancer outcomes: Dame Caroline Dinenage

Thursday 28 April in Westminster Hall

General debate on World Press Freedom Day 2022: Damian Collins [R]

General debate on dialysis care outcomes: Jim Shannon [R]

Further Information

Members’ Guide to Chamber proceedings

The Members’ Guide to Chamber proceedings is available on the Parliamentary website

Business of the Day

Documents and reports relating to the business being held in the Chamber are available on the Commons Business Briefings webpage: www.parliament.uk/business/publications/research/commons-business-briefings/

Written Statements

Text of today’s Written Statements: https://questions-statements.parliament.uk/

Select Committees

Select Committees Webpage: https://committees.parliament.uk/

Standing Orders Relating to Public Business

Text of Standing Orders relating to public business: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm5802/cmstords/so_804_2021/so-804_02122021.pdf

European Business

European Business Referrals and Motion documents for consideration by European Committees or on the Floor of the House are available on the European Business
webpage: https://old.parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/european-business11/

Chamber Engagement

Information about engaging the public with debates is available on the parliamentary website: https://www.parliament.uk/get-involved/have-your-say-on-laws/chamber-engagement/.

All business papers are available via the HousePapers app on mobile devices

Part 2: Future Business

A. CALENDAR OF BUSINESS

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

Government items of business in this section have nominally been set down for
today, but are expected to be taken on the dates stated.

B. REMAINING ORDERS AND NOTICES

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has been nominally set down for today but is not expected to be taken today.

A. Calendar of Business

Business in either Chamber may be changed, and further business added, up to the rising of the House on the day before it is to be taken, and is therefore provisional.

TUESDAY 26 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

12.15pm Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs

Afterwards

Whistleblowing: Ten Minute Rule Motion

Mary Robinson

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish an independent Office of the Whistleblower to protect whistleblowers and whistleblowing in accordance with the public interest; to make provision for the Office of the Whistleblower to set, monitor and enforce standards for the management of whistleblowing cases, to provide disclosure and advice services, to direct whistleblowing investigations and to order redress of detriment suffered by whistleblowers; to create offences relating to the treatment of whistleblowers and the handling of whistleblowing cases; to repeal the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

JUDICIAL REVIEW AND COURTS BILL: PROGRAMME (NO. 3)

Secretary Dominic Raab

That the following provisions shall apply to the Judicial Review and Courts Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 26 October 2021 (Judicial Review and Courts Bill (Programme)), as varied by the Order of 25 January 2022 (Judicial Review and Courts Bill (Programme) (No. 2)):

Consideration of Lords Amendments

(1)(1) Proceedings on consideration of Lords Amendments shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

(2)(2) The proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Lords Amendments 1 to 3, 5, 11, 4, 6 to 10, and 12 to 22.

Subsequent stages

(3)(3) Any further Message from the Lords may be considered forthwith without any Question being put.

(4)(4) The proceedings on any further Message from the Lords shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour after their commencement.

JUDICIAL REVIEW AND COURTS BILL: CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS

Notes:

Lords Amendment 11 engages Commons financial privilege.

For notices of motions relating to the Lords Amendments, see separate paper.

The Scottish Parliament has approved a Legislative Consent Resolution relating to this Bill.

Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

Relevant Documents:

Tenth Report of the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Legislative Scrutiny: Judicial Review and Courts Bill, HC 884

BACKBENCH BUSINESS

Childhood cancer outcomes

Dame Caroline Dinenage

That this House has considered childhood cancer outcomes.

Notes:

The subject for this debate was determined by the Backbench Business Committee.

GENERAL DEBATE ON UKRAINE

IF NECESSARY, CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGES

PRESENTATION OF PUBLIC PETITIONS

Road safety: Kim Leadbeater

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Fossil fuel extraction: Caroline Lucas

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered progress towards the Government’s smokefree 2030 ambition: Bob Blackman [R], Mary Kelly Foy

Notes:

The Chairman of Ways and Means appointed this debate on the recommendation of the Backbench Business Committee.

11.00am That this House has considered the future of small cities following the covid-19 outbreak: Daniel Zeichner

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 11.00am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm That this House has considered the future of rail: Rachael Maskell

4.00pm That this House has considered prize money in women’s elite sport: Julie Elliott

4.30pm That this House has considered the potential merits of a national strategy for self-care: Sir George Howarth

Notes:

The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

11.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

12 noon Questions to the Prime Minister

Afterwards

Import of Products of Forced Labour from Xinjiang (Prohibition): Ten Minute Rule Motion

Brendan O’Hara

That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prohibit the import of products made by forced labour in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region; to require all companies importing products from Xinjiang to the UK to provide proof that the manufacture of those products has not involved forced labour; and for connected purposes.

Notes:

The Member moving and a Member opposing this Motion may each speak for up to 10 minutes.

CONSIDERATION OF LORDS AMENDMENTS TO THE ELECTIONS BILL

IF NECESSARY, CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGE ON THE NATIONALITY AND BORDERS BILL

IF NECESSARY, CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGES

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

Malicious complaints about teachers and the Teacher Regulation Agency: Chris Skidmore

WESTMINSTER HALL

9.30am That this House has considered Derby’s bid to host the headquarters of Great British Railways: Mrs Pauline Latham

11.00am That this House has considered County Durham’s bid to become the UK’s City of Culture 2025: Paul Howell

Notes:

The sitting will be suspended from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

2.30pm That this House has considered the availability of affordable housing in Devon and Cornwall: Selaine Saxby

4.00pm That this House has considered International Thalassaemia Day 2022: Bambos Charalambous

4.30pm That this House has considered the potential merits of a public transport authority for South Yorkshire: Alexander Stafford

Notes:

The debate at 4.30pm will last for up to an hour.

The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

THURSDAY 28 APRIL

CHAMBER

QUESTIONS

9.30am Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.00am Topical Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

10.10am Questions to Church Commissioners, House of Commons Commission, Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body, Public Accounts Commission and Speaker’s Committee on the Electoral Commission

Afterwards

IF NECESSARY, CONSIDERATION OF LORDS MESSAGES

ADJOURNMENT DEBATE

UK diagnostics industry and the global covid-19 recovery: Neale Hanvey

WESTMINSTER HALL

1.30pm That this House has considered World Press Freedom Day 2022: Damian Collins [R]

3.00pm That this House has considered dialysis care outcomes: Jim Shannon [R]

Notes:

The subjects for these debates were determined by the Backbench Business Committee. The sitting will last for up to three hours. The sitting will be suspended and time added if divisions take place in the main Chamber (Standing Order No. 10(3)).

B. Remaining Orders and Notices

Business in this section has not yet been scheduled for a specific date. It has therefore been set down formally to be taken in the Chamber today but is not expected to be taken today.

1. Exiting the European Union (Customs)

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft International Waste Shipments (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 17 December 2020, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.

2. Electronic Information

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Internal Markets Information System Regulation (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2021, which were laid before this House on 20 July 2021, be approved.

3. Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which proceedings on Consideration are commenced.

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be broughtto a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day (Order of 12 July 2021).

4. Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Queen’s consent to be signified on Third Reading. Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are commenced. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day. (Order of 25 October 2021).

The Scottish Parliament has approved a Legislative Consent Resolution relating to this Bill. Copies of the Resolution are available in the Vote Office (also available on the documents webpage for the Bill).

5. High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill: Second Reading

6. Road Traffic

Secretary Grant Shapps

That the draft Civil Enforcement of Road Traffic Contraventions (Representations and Appeals) (England) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 7 March, be approved.

7. Employment and Training

Alex Burghart

That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry Training Board) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 16 March, be approved.

8. Licences and Licensing

Secretary Priti Patel

That the draft Licensing Act 2003 (Platinum Jubilee Licensing Hours) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 21 March, be approved.

9. Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill: Remaining Stages

As amended in Public Bill Committee, to be considered.

Notes:

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought

to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the day on which those

proceedings are commenced. Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day. (Order of 26 January 2022)

10. Income Tax

John Glen

That the draft Alternative Finance (Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Corporation Tax) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 28 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments.

11. Financial Services

John Glen

That the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (High-Risk Countries) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 393), dated 28 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 28 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

12. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (Amendment) Order 2022, which was laid before this House on 29 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

13. Agriculture

Secretary George Eustice

That the draft Import of Animals and Animal Products and Approved Countries (Amendment) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 30 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

14. Sanctions

James Cleverly

That the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulations 2022 (S.I, 2022, No. 395), dated 29 March 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30 March, be approved.

Notes

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

15. Electricity

Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng

That the draft Contracts for Difference (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2022, which were laid before this House on 31 March, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

16. Sanctions

Vicky Ford

That the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 8) Regulations 2022 (SI, 2022, No. 452), dated 13 April 2022, a copy of which was laid before this House on 19 April, be approved.

Notes:

The instrument has not yet been considered by the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments.

17. ICGS: FACILITATING MULTIPLE COMPLAINTS

Mark Spencer

That this House endorses the report of the House of Commons Commission entitled Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme: facilitating multiple complaints, HC 1244, laid on Wednesday 30 March 2022; and approves the amendments to the bullying and harassment policy and sexual misconduct policy that allow for a procedure to facilitate multiple complaints about the same individual, as set out in paragraphs 21 and 22 of that report.